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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Curriculum and Instruction

Capella University



Capella University's online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Curriculum and Instruction degree is an excellent online program for those individuals who are looking to advance their knowledge of curriculum and instruction within K-12 grade levels.

Throughout the course of this online curriculum and instruction program, students will conduct relevant research that will produce positive improvements and changes in student achievement.

The online curriculum and instruction courses in this education degree program cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Advanced theory and practice in research methodology and application
  • Curriculum mapping
  • Instruction and assessment
  • Collaborative curriculum development

During this curriculum and instruction doctoral program, students will construct a professional portfolio that will demonstrate the competencies in doctoral research that they gained to future and current employers.

The goal of this online PhD in curriculum and instruction program is to help students develop the critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills that are needed for creating relevant educational program for their students.

This online curriculum and instruction degree is an excellent program for:

  • Licensed K-12 teachers
  • Curriculum specialists
  • Administrators interested in pursuing curriculum director
  • Principal or superintendent positions
  • Higher education faculty

All applicants must have a Master's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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